NYSE:WEA - Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Stock Price, Price Target & More

$12.74 -0.03 (-0.23 %)
(As of 04/25/2018 10:06 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.79
Today's Range$12.74 - $12.74
52-Week Range$12.74 - $14.40
Volume2,740 shs
Average Volume35,365 shs
Market Capitalization$154.52 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.01%
Beta0.42

About Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA)

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to provide current income and capital appreciation by investing in a portfolio of investment grade bonds. It may invest over 80% of its total managed assets in bonds, including corporate bonds, the Unites States Government and agency securities, and mortgage-related securities, and over 65% in bonds that are of investment grade quality. It may invest up to 35% of its total managed assets in bonds of below investment grade quality. It may invest in securities or instruments other than bonds, and may invest over 10% of its total managed assets in instruments denominated in currencies other than the United States dollar. The Fund invests in sectors, such as financials, energy, telecommunication services, consumer discretionary, healthcare, materials, information technology and consumer staples. Western Asset Management Company is its investment advisor.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorN/A
SymbolNYSE:WEA
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-626-8449400

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares11,900,000

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Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock symbol?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WEA."

How often does Western Asset Premier Bond Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, March 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 20th will be given a dividend of $0.065 per share on Tuesday, May 1st. This represents a $0.78 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 19th. View Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's Dividend History.

Who are Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's key executives?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
  • William E. B. Siart, Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustee (Age 69)
  • Kenneth D. Fuller, President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee (Age 58)
  • Todd F. Kuehl, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 47)
  • Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer (Age 47)
  • Kerr Susan, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer (Age 66)
  • Vanessa A. Wiliams, Identity Theft Prevention Officer
  • Robert I. Frenkel, Secretary (Age 63)
  • Robert Abeles Jr., Independent Trustee (Age 70)
  • Anita L. DeFrantz Esq., Independent Trustee (Age 63)
  • Ronald L. Olson, Trustee (Age 75)

Has Western Asset Premier Bond Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WEA stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Western Asset Premier Bond Fund earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 46.53 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

How do I buy shares of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Shares of WEA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock price today?

One share of WEA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.74.

How big of a company is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund has a market capitalization of $154.52 million.

How can I contact Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's mailing address is 385 E Colorado Blvd, PASADENA, CA 91101-1923, United States. The investment management company can be reached via phone at +1-626-8449400.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (WEA)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  44 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  53 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  97
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Western Asset Premier Bond Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WEA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WEA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
(Data available from 4/25/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) Dividend Information

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.81 per share, with a dividend yield of 6.36%. WEA's next monthly dividend payment will be made on Tuesday, May 1.
Next Dividend:5/1/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.81
Dividend Yield:6.36%
Dividend Growth:-7.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:N/A
Frequency:Monthly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA)

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/6/2018monthly$0.06506.04%4/19/20184/20/20185/1/2018
3/6/2018monthly$0.06506.04%5/24/20185/25/20186/1/2018
3/6/2018monthly$0.06506.04%3/22/20183/23/20184/2/2018
11/16/2017monthly$0.06755.92%12/21/201712/22/201712/29/2017
11/16/2017monthly$0.06755.92%1/18/20181/19/20182/1/2018
11/16/2017monthly$0.06755.92%2/15/20182/16/20183/1/2018
9/14/2017monthly$0.06755.82%10/19/201710/20/201711/1/2017
9/14/2017monthly$0.06755.82%11/22/201711/24/201712/1/2017
5/26/2017monthly$0.07256.38%8/23/20178/25/20179/1/2017
5/26/2017monthly$0.07256.38%6/21/20176/23/20177/3/2017
5/26/2017monthly$0.07256.38%9/21/20179/22/201710/2/2017
5/26/2017monthly$0.07256.38%7/19/20177/21/20178/1/2017
2/27/2017monthly$0.07256.23%3/22/20173/24/20174/3/2017
2/27/2017monthly$0.07256.23%4/19/20174/21/20175/1/2017
2/27/2017monthly$0.07256.23%5/17/20175/19/20176/1/2017
11/23/2016monthly$0.07757.42%12/21/201612/23/201612/30/2016
11/23/2016monthly$0.07757.42%2/15/20172/17/20172/24/2017
11/23/2016monthly$0.07757.42%1/18/20171/20/20171/27/2017
9/15/2016monthly$0.08507.66%11/16/201611/18/201611/25/2016
9/15/2016monthly$0.08507.66%10/19/201610/21/201610/28/2016
5/19/2016monthly$0.08508.03%6/15/20166/17/20166/24/2016
5/19/2016monthly$0.08508.03%7/20/20167/22/20167/29/2016
5/19/2016monthly$0.08508.03%9/21/20169/23/20169/30/2016
5/19/2016monthly$0.08508.03%8/17/20168/19/20168/26/2016
3/1/2016monthly$0.099.03%5/18/20165/20/20165/27/2016
3/1/2016monthly$0.099.03%3/16/20163/18/20163/24/2016
3/1/2016monthly$0.099.03%4/20/20164/22/20164/29/2016
11/20/2015monthly$0.098.61%1/20/20161/22/20161/29/2016
11/20/2015monthly$0.098.61%12/16/201512/18/201512/24/2015
11/20/2015monthly$0.098.61%2/17/20162/19/20162/26/2016
10/8/2015monthly$0.098.61%10/21/201510/23/201510/30/2015
10/8/2015monthly$0.098.61%11/18/201511/20/201510/27/2015
6/4/2015monthly$0.098.02%8/19/20158/21/20158/28/2015
6/4/2015monthly$0.098.02%6/17/20156/19/20156/26/2015
6/4/2015monthly$0.098.02%7/22/20157/24/20157/31/2015
6/4/2015monthly$0.098.02%9/16/20159/18/20159/25/2015
2/27/2015monthly$0.097.36%4/15/20154/17/20154/24/2015
2/27/2015monthly$0.097.36%3/18/20153/20/20153/27/2015
2/27/2015monthly$0.097.36%5/20/20155/22/20155/29/2015
9/11/2014monthly$0.097.36%10/22/201410/24/201410/31/2014
9/11/2014monthly$0.097.36%11/19/201411/21/201411/28/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE WEA) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA)
Insider Trading History for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA)

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE WEA) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
6/27/2014Kenneth FullerCEOBuy1,000$14.96$14,960.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE WEA) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund goes ex-dividend tomorrowWestern Asset Premier Bond Fund goes ex-dividend tomorrow
seekingalpha.com - April 18 at 5:03 PM
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (WEA) Plans $0.07 Monthly DividendWestern Asset Premier Bond Fund (WEA) Plans $0.07 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 5:52 PM
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.07 (WEA)Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.07 (WEA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 5:52 PM
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (WEA) Announces $0.07 Monthly DividendWestern Asset Premier Bond Fund (WEA) Announces $0.07 Monthly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 5:52 PM
Investors Are Bailing on Landlocked Canadian OilInvestors Are Bailing on Landlocked Canadian Oil
www.msn.com - February 21 at 4:57 PM
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2017Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 9:23 AM
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.07 (WEA)Western Asset Premier Bond Fund to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.07 (WEA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 6:50 PM
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (WEA) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.07Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (WEA) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.07
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 6:50 PM
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Announces Financial Position as of September 30, 2017Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Announces Financial Position as of September 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 12 at 1:22 PM
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund reports Q3 resultsWestern Asset Premier Bond Fund reports Q3 results
seekingalpha.com - November 10 at 9:58 AM
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2017Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Portfolio Composition as of September 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 6:33 PM
Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of October and November 2017Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of October and November 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 11:20 AM
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (WEA) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.07Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (WEA) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.07
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 5:24 PM
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (WEA) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.07Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (WEA) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.07
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 5:24 PM
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2017Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Portfolio Composition as of June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 9:56 AM
Legg Mason declares monthly distributionsLegg Mason declares monthly distributions
seekingalpha.com - September 23 at 7:25 PM
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Portfolio...Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Portfolio...
www.benzinga.com - August 2 at 6:43 AM
Western Asset Bond Fund (WEA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 20,Western Asset Bond Fund (WEA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 20,
www.nasdaq.com - July 19 at 8:25 PM
BRIEF-Western Asset Premier Bond Fund - NAV per share of common stock $13.15 as of March 31BRIEF-Western Asset Premier Bond Fund - NAV per share of common stock $13.15 as of March 31
www.reuters.com - July 7 at 10:54 AM
Fund Manager Has A Deal For YouFund Manager Has A Deal For You
seekingalpha.com - June 7 at 8:31 PM
3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: WEA, GLQ, THW3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: WEA, GLQ, THW
www.thestreet.com - February 18 at 2:56 PM
Ronald J. ArnaultRonald J. Arnault
www.bloomberg.com - January 24 at 2:34 PM
William E. B. SiartWilliam E. B. Siart
www.bloomberg.com - January 21 at 2:37 PM
3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: WEA, GDO, NHF3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: WEA, GDO, NHF
www.thestreet.com - January 19 at 2:38 PM
Finding High-Yield Opportunities Amid Low Oil PricesFinding High-Yield Opportunities Amid Low Oil Prices
www.bloomberg.com - January 13 at 1:25 PM
Is This the Most Advertised Fed Move Ever?Is This the Most Advertised Fed Move Ever?
www.bloomberg.com - December 16 at 1:15 PM
High-Yield Funds Seek to Create Distance From Third AvenueHigh-Yield Funds Seek to Create Distance From Third Avenue
www.bloomberg.com - December 14 at 11:26 PM
[$$] Former Western Asset Employee Arrested on Cyber-Intrusion Charges[$$] Former Western Asset Employee Arrested on Cyber-Intrusion Charges
www.wsj.com - December 9 at 12:33 PM
Why Are Closed End Bond Funds On Sale Like Its Black Friday?Why Are Closed End Bond Funds On Sale Like Its Black Friday?
www.forbes.com - November 29 at 9:30 AM

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